International handbook of elder abuse and mistreatment

Perspectives on Elder Abuse and Mistreatment from Selected Countries and Regions: A Preamble -- Why More Pilot Studies of Elder Mistreatment Are Necessary -- Part I: America -- United States Issues in Elder Abuse -- Coordinating Elder Abuse Prevention and Treatment Across Organizations in the USA --...

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Other Authors: Shankardass, Mala Kapur (Editor)
Format: Electronic/Print Book
Language:English
Published: Singapore Springer [2020]
Online Access: Table of Contents
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Summary:Perspectives on Elder Abuse and Mistreatment from Selected Countries and Regions: A Preamble -- Why More Pilot Studies of Elder Mistreatment Are Necessary -- Part I: America -- United States Issues in Elder Abuse -- Coordinating Elder Abuse Prevention and Treatment Across Organizations in the USA -- Elder Abuse in Mexico -- Elder Abuse in Chile: Evidence, Legal Regulations and Immediate Challenges -- The Power of Elder Abuse Networks in Canada: A Model for Social Change -- The IPRAS Model: Montréal’s Integrated Police Response for Abused Seniors -- Part II: Caribbean -- Violence Toward Elderly Adults. Cases Registered During the Years 2015–2017 in a National Program in Peru -- Elder Abuse—An Examination of the Situation in Jamaica -- Marginality and Elder Abuse in Puerto Rico: An Emerging Social Problem -- Part III: Europe -- Elder Abuse and the Human Rights Approach—Insights and Experiences from Finland -- Elder Abuse in Romania: Work in Progress -- Violence and Maltreatment of the Elderly in Hungary -- Care of Elderly in Portugal: Official Data and Scientific and Professional Challenges -- Prevention of Elder Abuse in Germany -- Elder Abuse and Mistreatment in Flanders: Prevalence and Prevention -- Elder Abuse and Adult Safeguarding in UK -- Part IV: Middle East, West and South Asia -- Coping with Elder Abuse in Israel: The Multi-systemic Model -- The Elderly as Social Victims of Modernization: Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly in Turkey -- Reflections on Elder Abuse and Mistreatment in India -- Elder Abuse and Mistreatment in Nepal -- Elder Abuse and Older Women’s Vulnerability: A Growing Concern in Bangladesh -- Situational Overview of Elder Abuse in Sri Lanka -- Part V: East Asia and Oceania -- The Road of Korean Society’s Fight Against Elder Abuse -- Japan’s 10-Year Legislative Experience, Current Status and Future Challenges in Preventing Elder Abuse -- A Multidisciplinary Care Management Approach to Preventing and Managing Elder Abuse: The Singapore Experience -- Elder Abuse in Chinese Populations -- Designing Australian Responses to Elder Abuse: Issues and Challenges -- Elder Abuse in Australia -- Part VI: Africa -- Prevalence of Elder Abuse in Emuhaya Sub-county, Vihiga County, Kenya -- Elder Abuse and Mistreatment in the Community in Nigeria: A Myth or Reality? -- Older People in Liberia: An Afterthought for Policy Development -- Elder Abuse in Africa
Physical Description:xiii, 649 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme
ISBN:9789811386091
9811386099
DOI:10.1007/978-981-13-8610-7